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Koutoubia Mosque in central Marrakech, Morocco. Looks great at blue hour. I've cropped a little of the shadowed fg which added little to the shot imho. From Wikipedia:

"The Koutoubia Mosque or Kutubiyya Mosque (Arabic: جامع الكتبية‎ Arabic pronunciation: [jaːmiʕu‿lkutubijːa(h)]) is the largest mosque in Marrakesh, Morocco. The mosque is also known by several other names, such as Jami' al-Kutubiyah, Kotoubia Mosque, Kutubiya Mosque, Kutubiyyin Mosque, and Mosque of the Booksellers. It is located in the southwest medina quarter of Marrakesh.[1] The mosque is ornamented with curved windows, a band of ceramic inlay, pointed merlons, and decorative arches; it has a large plaza with gardens, and is floodlit at night.[2] The minaret, 77 metres (253 ft) in height, includes a spire and orbs. It was completed under the reign of the Almohad Caliph Yaqub al-Mansur (1184 to 1199), and has inspired other buildings such as the Giralda of Seville and the Hassan Tower of Rabat"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koutoubia_Mosque

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  • Copyright: Chris Jules (ChrisJ) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9924 W: 992 N: 18860] (95742)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-08-26
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Camera: Nikon D 90
  • Exposure: f/4.2, 1/4 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-03-28 8:12
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